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The black soldiers suffered high casualties. The regimental records were destoryed when the Confederates captured the fort, thus losing most of the soldiers' service records

Image, found in Civil War Soldiers - Union - Colored Troops 8th-13th Infantry: Page 10 · 29 Oct 2010 You

The black soldiers suffered a high mortality rate during the Battle of Fort Pillow. Many of the blacks were ex-slaves who enlisted at Corinth or Memphis and came from nearby…

Image, found in Civil War Soldiers - Union - Colored Troops 8th-13th Infantry: Page 10 · 29 Oct 2010 You

My resarch indicate Robert Green was Killed in Action at the Battle of Fort Pillow on April 12, 1864.

Image, found in Civil War Soldiers - Union - Colored Troops 8th-13th Infantry: Page 14 · 29 Oct 2010 You

The wounded from the Battle of Fort Pillow were loaded onto the ship Platte River and carried to Mound City for treatment. Some died on the ship and others died at the hospital.

Image, found in Civil War Soldiers - Union - Colored Troops 8th-13th Infantry: Page 15 · 29 Oct 2010 You

After suffering heavy loss at the Battle of Fort Pillow, the 6th Colored Heavy Artillery was reformed as the 11th U.S. Colored Infantry regiment.

Image, found in Civil War Soldiers - Union - Colored Troops 8th-13th Infantry: Page 2 · 29 Oct 2010 You

The Congressional Investigation on the Fort Pillow Massacre interviewed several eye-witnesses. Some of the survivors could not attend the inquiry so a hospital staff interviewed…

Image, found in Civil War and Later Veterans Pension Index: Porter, John H. · 22 Oct 2010 You

Clinton Fort was Captain Dewitt Clinton "Club-foot" Fort who was a spy with the Confederate Army. He was sworn into the 2nd Missouri Cavalry but performed many special mission,…

Image, found in Civil War Soldiers - Confederate - CSA: Page 4 · 13 Oct 2010 You

Killed at the Battle of Okolona, Miss on Feb 22, 1864. Buried at Oklona Cemetery in Chickasaw County. (Source: a book on Confederate Dead published by Tate County Genealogical…

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During Battle of Collierville, on Oct 11, 1863, General Richardson ordered Col. McGuirk to lead two regiments in a flanking attack. Lt.-Col. Barksdale was placed in command of…

Image, found in Civil War Soldiers - Confederate - MS: Page 3 · 11 Oct 2010 You

One card for Lt. James A. Barksdale in 19th Mississippi stated his age was 26 in 1861/2. Federal Census of Mississippi, Marshall County lists J. A. Barksdale born 1835. This…

Image, found in Civil War Soldiers - Confederate - MS: Page 2 · 11 Oct 2010 You

Lt James A. Barksdale. The remark on the bottom of the form said this company disbanded and many joined the 19th Mississippi Regiment(infantry). Lt. James A. Barksdale also…

Image, found in Civil War Soldiers - Confederate - MS: Page 2 · 11 Oct 2010 You

Pvt E. McCurdy of Company E of 56 Alabama Partisan Rangers died in May-June 1864. He was buried at Okolona Cemetery in Chickasaw County. Source: "Confederate Dead and Other…

Image, found in Civil War Soldiers - Confederate - AL: Page 2 · 09 Oct 2010 You

Pvt. E. A. Hocut of Co. G, 56 Alabama Partisan Rangers died on June 22, 1864 and was buried at Okolona Cemetery in Chickasaw County. Source: "Confederate Dead and Other…

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Henry B. Willis was a private in Company B, 7th (Duckworth's) Tennessee Cavalry. He was killed Feb 22, 1864, which would be the Battle of Okolona. He was buried in Okolona…

Image, found in Civil War Soldiers - Confederate - TN: Page 5 · 09 Oct 2010 You

Lt-Col. Jeffrey E. Forrest was also buried at Okolona Cemetery.

Image, found in Civil War Soldiers - Confederate - MS: Page 2 · 09 Oct 2010 You

James A. Barksdale took over command of the 5th Mississippi Cavalry after Col. J. Z. George (of Carroll County) was captured at the Battle of Collierville on Nov 3, 1864. …

Image, found in Civil War Soldiers - Confederate - MS: Page 2 · 09 Oct 2010 You

Duckworth's Cavalry was with Gen. Forrest during his West Tennessee raid in Feb/April 1864. They participated in the attack on Union City. While Gen. Chalmers' Division moved to…

Image, found in Civil War Soldiers - Confederate - TN: Page 46 · 02 Oct 2010 You

See previous card for identification of Robert A. McCulloch.

Image, found in Civil War Soldiers - Confederate - MO: Page 4 · 02 Oct 2010 You

Many history books confuse the two Robert McCulloch's. The McCulloch's were cousins. Lt-Col. Robert McCulloch formed the 2nd Missouri Cavalry and lead it until he was promoted…

Image, found in Civil War Soldiers - Confederate - MO: Page 3 · 02 Oct 2010 You

Quinn's Mill was the location of a ford on the Coldwater River at a bend in the most northern point. This crossing was guarded by the Union and was a critical objective for the…

Image, found in Civil War Soldiers - Confederate - MO: Page 87 · 02 Oct 2010 You